RING TRIVIA answers for April 2011

( a monthly feature from David Martinez Boxing )

1) On July 4, 1912 in Vernon, California, Joe Rivers lost his bid for the lightweight title vs. Ad Wolgast when the bout ended in one of the most controversial finishes in boxing history … the outcome was ?
answer is ~ double knockout

2) When Larry Holmes won the WBC heavyweight championship (vs. Ken Norton) on June 9, 1978 … his manager and trainer was ?
answer is ~ Richie Giachetti

3) What former heavyweight champion was the referee for the lightweight title fight between Joe Gans vs. George Memsic on September 27, 1907 ?
answer is ~ James J. Jeffries

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